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Vanguard 1 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1     5U 58002B   19316.87372394 +.00000127 +00000-0 +18672-3 0  9990
2     5 034.2408 178.5711 1843636 093.2727 287.9238 10.84784160181625
Epoch (UTC): 12 November 2019 20:58:09
Eccentricity: 0.1843636
inclination: 34.2408°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 178.5711°
argument of perigee: 93.2727°
revolutions per day: 10.84784160
mean anomaly at epoch: 287.9238°
orbit number at epoch: 18162

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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